Northern Ireland

Elderly woman pulled from car and robbed in Lisburn

Hillsborough Old Road Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption The robber struck on Hillsborough Old Road in Lisburn

A woman in her 80s has been pulled from her car and robbed in Lisburn, County Antrim.

A man approached the woman's vehicle in a driveway of a property on the Hillsborough Old Road at about 17:15 BST on Saturday.

He then pulled her from her vehicle before making off with a holdall containing money and jewellery.

The woman was left shaken but physically unhurt.

Det Sgt Bell said: "The suspect, who spoke with a southern accent, is described as being around 5ft 8in (1.72m), stocky build with stubble and was wearing a brown tweed coat.

"We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area," he said.